Château Lassègue 2015

Château Lassègue 2015

Château Lassègue
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Ornate sundials adorn the façade of Château Lassègue, a beautiful 18th-century château. This symbol of perfect sun exposure is the inspiration for our logo and represents the message of our wines.

Lassègue is Saint-Émilion at its most opulent. Its old vines grow on the south/southwest hills near the Côte de Saint-Émilion. Their soils of clay and limestone add exquisite minerality to their fruit. Rich, aromatic Cabernet Franc, married to the dense concentration of old-vine Merlot and seasoned with a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon, results in a wine that is at once powerful and elegant.

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Wine Advocate (96+)

Deep garnet-purple colored, it opens with expressive black forest cake, preserved plums and blackberry pie notes with an undercurrent of mocha, grilled meats, sandalwood and cigar box plus a waft of lavender. Medium to full-bodied, rich and densely packed with opulent layers of spiced black fruit preserves and chocolate box notions, it has wonderfully plush yet firm tannins and a lovely suggestion of background acid, finishing long and fragrant.

Product Details

Vintage 2015
Grape Varieties Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
Viticulture Sustainable Agriculture
Age of Vines 40-50 years old
Vinification Hand picked, then sorted with optical sorting machine. Fermentation and maceration in concrete tanks.
Elevage 12 months in oak
Soil Type Clay over limestone